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Mr

Donald Bates

Chair Of Architectural Design
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Mr

Donald Bates

 
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Architecture, Building And Planning
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Mr

Donald Bates

 

Professor Donald Bates is the Chair of Architectural Design within the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne. He is a co-founder and Director of LAB Architecture Studio.Bates graduated from University of Houston (B.Arch), and Cranbrook Academy of Art (M.Arch).

From 1983 to 1989, he directed a Unit at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. In 1990, Bates established LoPSiA (Laboratory of Primary Studies in Architecture), an independent research school for architecture, with studios in Paris and at the Le Corbusier Unité d’Habitation (Briey, France).In 1994, Prof Bates and Peter Davidson founded LAB Architecture Studio, and in 1997, LAB won the competition for Federation Square, Melbourne. Through offices in Melbourne and Shanghai, LAB Architecture Studio has designed large-scale commercial, cultural, civic and residential projects, and numerous master plans and urban designs, with built works in Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.Prof Bates has lectured and directed workshops across 6 continents and more than 200 schools of architecture. He has been published extensively in international journals and magazines and has been an invited juror for more than 20 international design competitions.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2018

Life Fellow (LFRAIA)

Royal Australian Institute of Architects

2018

LFRAIA - Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects


2017

Fellow Royal Institute of British Architects


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Chair Of Architectural Design

Architecture, Building And Planning

Riba Chartered Member

Royal Institute of British Architects

Fraia

Australian Institute of Architects

Education


MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE

Cranbrook Academy of Art

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE

University of Houston